There is no excuse for not having anything for your kid
There are baked goods for stockings that you can make yourself. You can make your own gifts. There are recipes for play ddough and what not. There was a lady on here that made her kids a play kitchen out of cardboard boxes and some paint.
Christmas comes once a year. There is also the option of buying small things here and there year round for christmas. So there ya go... Here are some options your this year and next. Please don't be rude and get this deleted, sone people seem to need this.